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Vintages 2024 Buyers Guide
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this week's shopping update
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New Bargain Spanish Red

Luis Marin Old Vine Amethyst Edition
Garnacha Crianza 2020

VINTAGES JULY
6 BEST BUY - #37517 - $13.95
Harmonious, Bright, Fruity **/**+ (88.5-points)

NEW in Vintages. Fairly deep purple red colour. Gently spicy, ripe, plummy nose with some cedar-mineral notes. Dry medium bodied, harmonious, ripe, plum-red-berried flavours with a lingering, well balanced, gently cedary finish. This versatile crowd-pleasing 100% Garnacha was sged for 6 months in French oak and has 13.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar.Great for that casual BBQ summertime party.
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Superb Summer Sipping

Kir-Yianni Le Nord Assyrtiko 2023

A BEST BUY - VINTAGES - #25707 - $18.00

A Bright, Fresh, Ripe, Winter-Melon-Pear *** (90-points)
ASSYRTIKO is internationally accredited as THE #1 GRAPE of Greece. This vibrant ripe 2023 Assyrtiko is a must try for all wine lovers. Pale straw in colour, it has a very fresh, slightly spicy, somewhat floral, honeysuckle nose with citrusy, fresh melon-pear fruit along with some mineral notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, harmonious, slightly spicy, very fresh, winter melon and ripe pear flavours with a lingering, crisp, refreshing, well balanced finish. This extremely well-priced crowd-pleaser is ready-to-drink and perfect with pasta, poultry and/or seafood (especially mussels and calamari). It spent 4 months on the lees and has 13.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar.

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